19 – Weather

20 February 2015

Responsibilities of the Floorman

Responsibilities of the Floorman Keep tongs properly balanced and greased.  Lubricate all hinge pins. The one between the tong head and handle is most important. Adjust
20 February 2015

Drawworks and Accessories: Operation and Maintenance Safety

Drawworks and Accessories: Operation and Maintenance Safety The driller is in direct supervision of his men for their tour.  It should be noted by all crew
20 February 2015

Casing Running Precautions

Casing Running Precautions Running casing can be a hazardous operation for a number of reasons. First, there most likely will be workers present who are not
19 February 2015

Welding Safety: General

Welding Safety: General Hazard Overview:  Regardless of the type of welding process, fumes always present an inhalation hazard.  Fumes are actually pieces of metal that were
19 February 2015

Welding: Confined Space

Welding: Confined Space Welding and cutting can be hot, hazardous jobs.  Trying to perform these jobs in a confined space, however, raises the risk. The problems
19 February 2015

Welding, Cutting and Brazing Checklist

Welding, Cutting and Brazing Checklist Welding, cutting and brazing pose a unique combination of both health and safety hazards to workers.  The risk from fatal injuries
19 February 2015

Vehicles: Velocitization

Vehicles: Velocitization Any driver can fall victim to a potentially fatal disease known as “Velocitization.”  Velocitization is common to all motorists; it arises from the tendency of
19 February 2015

Vehicles: Night Traffic Hazards

Vehicles: Night Traffic Hazards Night driving can give you a real feeling of security provided you abide by the rules, courtesy and common sense demanded for after-dark
19 February 2015

Vehicles: Highway Courtesy

Vehicles: Highway Courtesy The basic purpose of traffic laws is to create an orderly flow of traffic. When these laws are broken the result is traffic congestion,